Name details

Marr Ice Piedmont

Marr Ice Piedmont (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Marr Ice Piedmont  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110014

Feature type: Piedmont

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

covering half of Anvers Island, Palmer Archipelago, and extending from Cape Bayle in N to Arthur Harbour in S, was presumably sighted by GAE, 1873-74; roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05 and 1908-10; named after Dr James William Slesser Marr (1902-65), British marine biologist; member (as boy scout), Shackleton-Rowett Antarctic Expedition, 1921-22, and (as biologist) British expedition to Svalbard, 1925; member of DI scientific staff, 1927-49, and of National Institute of Oceanography, 1949-65; William Scoresby, 1928-29, and Discovery II, 1931-33 and 1935-37; biologist, BANZARE, 1929-31 (Sir Douglas Mawson), and whale factory ship Terje Viken, 1939-40; Commander (as Lieut. Cdr, RNVR), Operation "Tabarin", and Base Leader, "Port Lockroy", 1943-44 (APC, 1955, p.14; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959; 3570, 29.ix.1961; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/3, 1-DOS 1979); surveyed in part by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour" in 1955 and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 30' 00.0" S
- 64.50000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 47' 00.0" W
- 63.78333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
22-Sep-1954

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